Adult Man Dies and Teen Injured in Shooting as they Attempted Robbery

On May 10, 2023, at approximately 10:00 AM, Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 4700 block of S. RL Thornton Freeway. The preliminary investigation determined an adult male and 16-year-old teen were attempting a robbery when shot by an individual. The man and teen were transported to a local hospital where the man died from his injuries. The teen was released from the hospital and charged with aggravated robbery.

A grand jury referral will be submitted to the Dallas Co. District Attorney’s office.

The investigation is ongoing and documented under case number 086672-2023.